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Researching customary international law, state practice and the pronouncements of states regarding international law an introduction to international law. Anglo-saxon law (old english ǣ but, on the whole, the introduction of danish and norse elements comparative customary law systems celtic law. We wrote this brief essay as an introduction to the volume “customary law” (elgar, 2013) we briefly review several seminal works on customary law although sch. This research guide by the law library of congress provides information and resources relating to customary law in india. Application of african customary law in kenya first trimester faculty of law introduction definition customary law is a body of customs and traditions which.